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Posted on Jul 28, 2016

Are You Pronouncing These Words Correctly?

Do you pronounce it "gif" like "gift"? Or do you pronounce it wrong?

  1. Think Stock
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "ee • ex • ee".

    You say each individual letter.

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  2. Think Stock
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "jay • peg".

    Like the name "Jay" and the word "peg."

    Via Think Stock
  3. Think Stock
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's gif (like "gift").

    A lot of people are going to try to convince you that it's jif with a soft g. It's not. Don't listen to those people.

    Via Think Stock
  4. Tanner Greenring / BuzzFeed
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "ping".

    Although, in a pinch, calling it a "pee • en • jee" works too.

    Via Tanner Greenring / BuzzFeed
  5. Tanner Greenring / BuzzFeed
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "el • oh • el".

    Just like you're saying each letter you see.

    Via Tanner Greenring / BuzzFeed
  6. Think Stock
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "why • fye."

    Did you know that "wifi" isn't actually short for anything? Most people think it's short for "wireless fidelity," but it's not!

    Via Think Stock
  7. Think Stock
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "kwer • tee".

    Say it just like it's spelled right there on your keyboard.

    Via Think Stock
  8. Tanner Greenring / BuzzFeed
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "ass • key."

    This form of early internet text-only image creation may not be very popular these days, but that's no excuse for pronouncing it incorrectly.

    Via Tanner Greenring / BuzzFeed
  9. Think Stock
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "day • tah."

    Like the character from Star Trek: The Next Generation!

  10. imgur.com
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "image • er."

    It's pronounced like like the word "image" with an "-er" on the end.

    Via imgur.com
  11. tumblr.com
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "tum • bler"

    Nbdy hs tm fr vwls nymr.

    Via tumblr.com
  12. icanhas.cheezburger.com
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "meem."

    Nothing fancy. Just one little syllable.

    Via icanhas.cheezburger.com

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